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Laura Jacobs
Laura Jacobs is an actress and classical opera singer originally from Canada. Born in the heart of the prairies, in her teen years she moved to Vancouver, British Columbia where her passion for acting started. She began her training young and was in a prestigious high school theatre company performing as the lead in 2 productions per year...
 
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Erika-Shaye Gair
Erika-Shaye Gair found herself on set for the first time at barely four years old, in a Saturn Car commercial. The First A.D. asked her what she thought about doing this kind of work. Erika-Shaye nodded her head without hesitation and answered, "I love it!" Since then she has worked continuously in film/T.V...
 
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Nastassia Markiewicz
Actress, Cyberbully
Nastassia was born in Toronto, Ontario. She's the daughter of filmmaker Andrzej Markiewicz (Dreams Beyond Memory). She began acting at a young age in her father's projects. Aside from being an actress, Nastassia dabbles in all kinds of art forms, including: drawing, painting, writing, music, clothing design and artistic makeup...
 
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Jessica McLeod
Actress, Almost Actors
Jesse grew up in Victoria B.C, Canada. After several years of getting taller, she finished high school at Claremont Secondary in 2013. She graduated two years early with a 4.0 GPA, because she's a huge nerd. Since then, she has moved to Vancouver, and is working and training in film, television, and theatre...
 
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Olivia Ryan Stern
Actress, Riverdale
Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on October 8th 1991, Olivia Ryan Stern now lives in Vancouver, BC working as an actress. One of her most well known roles was for a series of videos by Canadian band Marianas Trench, where she played the character known as Princess Porcelain, or just Porcelain.
 
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Elisabetta Fantone
Actress, Big Eyes
Discovered in 2006 with the hit Canadian TV show Loft Story, Elisabetta immediately conquered the hearts of all. Born and raised in Montreal, it was not until high school that Elisabetta discovered her passion and ability for the arts, specifically acting. At the age of 15, she was cast in her first play in a lead role and won for best performance...
 
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Alexandria Benoit
Actress, Rebels
Alexandria has been featured as a Principle Actress on many popular Canadian and American television shows such as Emmy Nominated Degrassi: The Next Generation, Carlo Liconti's Rebels, SyFy/Showcase Haven, CBC Being Erica and Discovery Channels Karma's a B*tch. As well as an extensive repertoire in film; Toronto's International Film Festival 2014s Guidance won multiple awards nation wide...
 
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Laura Vandervoort
Actress, Ted
Laura Vandervoort is a Canadian actress who has become popular from her roles as Kara (Supergirl) on "Smallville", Lisa on the new "V" series, and Sadie on "Instant Star". She has a second degree black belt in karate. Besides karate, she was even more athletic growing up, taking part in football, baseball...
 
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Kristin Kreuk
Actress, Smallville
Kristin Kreuk was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, to Deanna Che, who is of Chinese ancestry, and Peter Kreuk, who is of Dutch descent. Her parents are landscape architects. She attended and graduated from Eric Hamber High School. Although she did some stage work in school, she focused more on her studies. She described herself as shy and boring...
 
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Erica Durance
Actress, Smallville
Erica Durance was born on June 21, 1978 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for Smallville (2001) and Saving Hope (2012). She grew up with an older brother and sister on a turkey farm in Three Hills. After school, she moved to Vancouver to start her acting career. Durance started her career in commercials and guest-starring roles on different television series...
 
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Amanda Tapping
Actress, Stargate SG-1
Born In England, raised in Canada. BFA Acting University of Windsor. Amanda spent 12 seasons on Stargate SG-1 and its spin-offs, Stargate: Atlantis and SGU Stargate Universe, as "Samantha Carter". She then took on the lead role of "Dr. Helen Magnus" on the television series Sanctuary, a project she had been nurturing from its inception on the internet...
 
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Genevieve Farrell
Genevieve has been working professionally since she was ten years old and has worked as a series regular on the Emmy award winning, syndicated TV show Zoboomafo, on many commercials and TV movies including a leading role in Disney's Molly: the American Girl on the Homefront, produced by Julia Roberts...
 
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Kendra Leigh Timmins
Actress, Ride
Kendra Timmins was born in London, Ontario, Canada. She got started performing in Musical Theatre productions and has been featured in a number of national commercials. She attended french immersion public school and the specialized Musical Theatre Program at H.B. Beal Secondary School in London, Ontario...
 
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Elyse Levesque
Elyse Levesque (born Elyse Marie Levesque in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada) began acting at the age of 11, when she became part of the repertory company for the acclaimed children's television series, Incredible Story Studio. This was followed by commercial work for both television and radio and the role of the villainous "Dr...
 
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Stana Katic
Actress, Castle
Stana Katic just completed 8 seasons as Kate Beckett on Castle. The ABC hit series brought in over 10 million viewers weekly and is in the top five syndicated series in Spain, France, the UK, Italy, and Germany. In 2015, Stana completed two feature films - The Rendezvous directed by Amin Matalqa and Sister Cities based on the play by Colette Freedman...
 
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Tracy Spiridakos
Actress, Revolution
Tracy Spiridakos is a Canadian actress who stars as Charlotte "Charlie" Matheson in the NBC post-apocalyptic science fiction series Revolution. Tracy was born in Winnipeg Manitoba to her parents George and Anastasia, who are restaurant owners. She has two brothers. Spiridakos began acting in junior high school...
 
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Sarah Carter
Fresh out of Canada, Sarah Carter's career in Hollywood took off quickly, landing a string of series regular roles such as "Madeleine Poe", opposite James Woods, on CBS' Shark, and "Maggie", on TNT's Steven Spielberg-produced Falling Skies. With an education in fine arts and a background in musical theater...
 
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Ellen Page
Actress, Inception
Ellen Philpotts-Page was born on February 21, 1987, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to Martha Philpotts, a teacher, and Dennis Page, a graphic designer. Page wanted to start acting at an early age and attended the Neptune Theater School. She began her career at the age of 10 on the award-winning television series Pit Pony...
 
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Melinda Shankar
Melinda Leanna Shankar is a Guyanese-Canadian actress best known for playing Alli Bhandari from the beginning of Season 8 in Degrassi: The Next Generation and Indira "Indie" Mehta on YTV series, 'How to be Indie.' Melinda made her starring mark in 2008 in the 8th season of Degrassi as Alli Bhandari...
 
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Missy Peregrym
Actress, Rookie Blue
Born in Montréal, Québec, Missy lived most of her life in Surrey, British Columbia, with her father, a minister; her mother; and two sisters. She began her career in front of the camera at age 18, when she started modeling. The print advertisements soon turned into commercials for Mercedes Benz, Sprint Canada, and the Olympics. It wasn't long before Hollywood came calling...
 
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Rachel McAdams
Rachel Anne McAdams was born on November 17, 1978 in London, Ontario, Canada, to Sandra Kay (Gale), a nurse, and Lance Frederick McAdams, a truck driver and furniture mover. She is of English, Welsh, Irish, and Scottish descent. Rachel became involved with acting as a teenager and by the age of 13 was...
 
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Alison Pill
Alison is a Canadian born TV, film and theater actress. She was born in Toronto, Ontario. Her father, who is Estonian, is a financier. She attended Vaughan Road Academy, and decided she wanted to be an actor when she was age 10. She was a member of the Toronto Children's Chorus and was chosen to narrate one of their performances. From there, she gained a job narrating children's audio books...
 
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Anna Paquin
Actress, The Piano
Anna Paquin was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, in 1982, to Mary (Brophy), an English teacher from Wellington, New Zealand, and Brian Paquin, a Canadian phys-ed teacher of part French-Canadian descent. Anna moved to her mother's native country when she was four years old. Her first acting job ever was at age nine in the film The Piano...
 
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Sarah Chalke
Actress, Scrubs
Sarah Chalke was born on 27 August 1976 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Her parents are Angie Chalke and Doug Chalke. She is the middle child, having one older sister, Natasha Chalke, and one younger, Piper Chalke. Sarah made her acting debut in a made-for-TV movie, City Boy. In 1993, after her first film...
 
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A.J. Cook
Born in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, to Michael and Sandra Cook, Andrea Joy Cook began acting at the age of 17. She has appeared in nearly a dozen films and several TV shows before the age of 25. Before taking up acting, she was a dancer, having started dancing competitively at age 4 in the styles of tap...
 
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Jodelle Ferland
Actress, Tideland
Jodelle Micah Ferland has built up an impressive resume filled with roles in film, television and, at the beginning of her career, commercials. Born on October 9, 1994, she got her start in an episode of CTV's Cold Squad, before landing the lead role in her first film, Mermaid at an early age...
 
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Rachelle Lefevre
Rachelle Lefevre was born in Canada. While waiting tables, Lefevre was discovered by a Canadian film producer who, in turn, helped the aspiring actress land her first acting gig. Lefevre then moved to Los Angeles and earned a recurring role on the television show What About Brian. When Lefevre was working at a Montreal sushi restaurant as a teen...
 
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Meghan Ory
Meghan Ory is a Canadian actress, she was born in Victoria, British Columbia. She Started acting in theater before her teens, but was prohibited by her mother-a drama teacher-from auditioning for film and TV roles until she could pay for her own head shots. She also made film debut in The Darklings...
 
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Carly Pope
Actress, Elysium
Carly graduated from high school in Vancouver in 1998. She made her American screen debut in I've Been Waiting for You. Her most noticeable roles to date are "Molly White" in Trapped in a Purple Haze, and "Sam McPherson" in TV's Popular. She auditioned for roles on Roswell before she landed the role of "Sam McPherson".
 
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Tamara Taylor
Actress, Bones
Tamara Taylor's career took off when she landed a series regular role on Fox's Party of Five. Since then she has appeared in Steven Bochco's City of Angels, Hidden Hills, Lost, Numb3rs, CSI: Miami, NCIS, and Fox's hit Bones. She also had a role in Serenity...
 
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Amber Marshall
Actress, Heartland
Born and raised in London, Ontario, Amber trained at Lester B. Pearson School for the Arts, as well as The Original Kids Theatre Company in London. Amber has appeared in numerous film and television productions, displaying a remarkable range and vulnerability. She is most known for her work as Amy Fleming on CBC's long running series Heartland, now filming season 9...
 
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Jennifer Finnigan
Jennifer is currently starring in FX's new controversial drama, Tyrant, by the creators and producers of Homeland. Jennifer is originally from Montreal, Canada, and speaks fluent French. As a child, she ventured into modeling, but her true passion was always in acting. She most recently starred in the intense David E. Kelley medical drama...
 
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Britt Irvin
Actress, The Vow
Brittney Irvin was born on November 10th, 1984 in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. She began dancing ballet when she was 6-years-old and, shortly after, started taking music more seriously and began singing in festivals. She decided she wanted to start acting, too. When she turned ten, she claimed roles in two musicals...
 
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Niamh Wilson
Actress, Saw III
Niamh (pronounced "Neve") Wilson began her career while only in preschool. Only weeks after signing with an agent she landed a role in a Warner Bros. pilot, Chasing Alice, playing the title character as a young girl. While the pilot did not result in a series, the experience served Niamh well as she moved on to work in commercials...
 
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Monique Ganderton
Monique Ganderton was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She has always had a passion for sports and adventure largely in part to her ever adventurous father, Russell. She achieved high levels of track and field, equestrian show jumping and is also a certified snowboard instructor. Monique was also involved in diving...
 
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Mylène Dinh-Robic
Actress, Far Cry 3
Mylène was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec. The first time she ever set foot on a stage was at age 13 in a high school production of Shaw's 'Pygmalion'. She survived, and fell in love with acting. She trained in Montreal with actor and mentor Gilles Plouffe and later in Vancouver with Nancy Sivak...
 
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Naomi Hewer
Naomi Hewer began acting in high school. Her drama teacher, Paul Richard, was a coach and mentor. Throughout high school, Naomi spent much of her time acting, stage managing, and working backstage in numerous productions at The Guelph Little Theatre. She went on to study acting at Humber College in the "Acting For Film And Television Program" in Toronto...
 
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Ellen Dubin
Born in Toronto, the Gemini Award-nominated Ellen Dubin has enjoyed a highly unique and diverse career as an actor. She began her career in ballet and then the theater doing a wide variety of characters - from Shakespeare to musicals to dramas to farce. Her penchant for landing bizarre and fascinating roles led to Ellen becoming a cult figure in the science fiction world...
 
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Ariel Waller
Ariel Waller was born in Toronto, Ontario on June 16th, 1998. She started acting when she was 3 years old and landed her first role in Cinderella Man (2005). She has since become the character 'Marti' in the hit Canadian TV series "Life With Derek". In her spare time, Ariel likes to play with her friends and her older siblings...
 
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Genevieve Buechner
Actress, The Final Cut
Born on November 10, at 2:30A.M., 1991 in Edmonton during a terrible snow storm, Genevieve Buechner was born to single parent mother Tea Buechner. She began to pester her mother about acting lessons when she was three. Her mother was very reluctant to encourage this interest. Still Genna persevered and finally her mother allowed her to take a small course in acting from the local theatre...
 
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Tania Saulnier
Actress, Slither
Canadian actress Tania Saulnier began her acting career in 1998. A former competitive dancer before entering the acting gig, Tania got her start on television. Throughout the years she has been in acting, Tania has credits strongly tied to television. Amidst her steady list of screen appearances both on the small and big screen...
 
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Sophie Bennett
Sophie Bennett is a Canadian actress, singer, and dancer who blew everyone away in her role as Abigail Williams in "Salem Witch Trials". She is best known for her role as Stevie Lake #1 on "The Saddle Club" Sophie grew up in Toronto, Canada with a family of actors including Zachary Bennett, Gareth Bennett...
 
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Rebecca Marshall
Rebecca Marshall was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario. She is the youngest of three with older siblings April and Joe. With an Estonian, Ukrainian and English background. This green eyed Canadian knew she wanted to be an actress since she was a little girl. At the age of ten Rebecca embarked in her first musical and dance performances...
 
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Sarah-Jeanne Labrosse
Sarah-Jeanne Labrosse was born on the 16th of August 1991 in Montreal, Quebec. Sarah-Jeanne was raised in both English language and French language as her father is an English-speaker and her mother is french-speaker. She started acting at the age of 7. She is the recipient of two Karv Awards in 2015...
 
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Jody Thompson
Actress, The 4400
Jody Thompson is most widely known for her recurring characters on The 4400, Blade: The Series, Terminal City, Flash Gordon and Cold Squad, and also for television appearances on Fringe, the Stargate franchises, Smallville and Supernatural. She has co-starred with Eric McCormack twice - once, as a 1950's housewife in Alien Trespass...
 
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Melanie Tonello
Canadian born Melanie Tonello has had the honor of working with many world famous stars including: Julianne Moore and Woody Harrelson in "The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio", where she plays the role of Barbara: eighth of the ten children of Evelyn Ryan - of whom the film tells the inspirational true story...
 
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Brittney Wilson
Brittney began acting at the age of six and has built up an impressive list of credits. Starting in commercials, Brittney quickly moved on to the film and television world, landing her first speaking role in Disney's "So Weird" at the age of seven. She's since gone on to land leading and recurring roles in several television series...
 
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Sonja O'Hara
Actress, Doomsday
Sonja O'Hara was raised in Williamswood, Nova Scotia. Starting at the age of ten, she began performing in local theatre and she knew immediately it was what she wanted to do for the rest of her life. By the age of 11, she was enrolled in professional acting classes and was performing in Shakespearean productions in summer theater camp where she was signed by her first agent...
 
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Cassandra Sawtell
Actress, She's the Man
Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Cassandra Sawtell started acting professionally at the age of six. It was her kindergarten drama teacher who first noticed her natural acting abilities and it was soon after a summer acting class that her career started to take shape. Within a year of signing with an agent...
 
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Jane McGregor
Jane McGregor is a Canadian actress, best known for her roles in Flower & Garnet, Slap Her, She's French!, and That Beautiful Somewhere, as well as her recurring role on the CTV series Robson Arms. McGregor's career began with classes at the Vancouver Youth Theatre at the age of eight, which were followed by toy commercials...
 
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Sima Fisher
Sima Fisher is a multi talented artist who has gone from strength to strength in her career, with recent months taking her to new heights. Sima has enjoyed mainstream exposure and critical praise from leaders in both the music and acting industries since launching her career a few years ago. In 2016...
 
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Maya Ritter
Maya officially got into acting when she played Miss Hannigan in her sixth-grade play Annie Jr, however she took first interest in acting when she was six years old. Soon after that her parents signed her up with talent agent Amy Hines of Hines Management, Toronto. She booked her first professional role as Zoe on "Disney Jetix Smash Bumpers"...
 
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Kathryn Winslow
Kathryn Winslow has been twice nominated for a Canadian Emmy, most recently for her phenomenal performance in HBO Canada's "Living In Your Car". This year, Kathryn joins the cast of "Single Ladies" playing the fierce and fabulous Karen Bridges. She recently starred in NBC's "Parenthood," FOX's "Bones,"...